Mozart Requiem

by on November 6, 2017

On Sunday, November 5, 2017, I performed the mezzo solos in the Mozart Requiem at St. James Episcopal Church with music director Peter Waggoner conducting his church choir and an orchestra. The Mozart Requiem was integrated into the traditional All Souls Day mass, which honors those who have gone before us in life and death. […]

APO Carmen Performance

by on March 14, 2017

Ellena Hogrefe, mezzo-soprano as Carmen: Wanda Yang Temko, soprano as Michaela; Jaqueline McCurdy, soprano as Mercèdes; Tim Miller, tenor as Don José; Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra, Amy Wilson, conductor

On Saturday, March 11, 2017, I had the privilege of singing excerpts from the opera Carmen by Bizet with the Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by my friend and colleague Amy Wilson at North Decatur Presbyterian Church. In the concert, titled “C’est la vie!” we had a great cast of characters! I sang the title role […]